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    14 May 2022
    Metro Manila wage board OKs Php 33 minimum wage increase
    MANILA, Philippines-The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board of Metro Manila has approved a Php 33 minimum wage increase in Metro Manila, the Department of Labor (DOLE) announced on Saturday. The new minimum wage is now P570 for workers in the non-agriculture sector and PP533 in the agriculture sector. The increase considered the restoration of the purchasing power of minimum wage earners because of the escalating prices of basic goods, commodities, and petroleum products, DOLE said in a statement on Saturday.
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    20 April 2022
    Cental Luzon workers seek P400 wage hike
    MANILA, Philippines -Minimum wage earners in Central Luzon are seeking a daily pay increase of P400. The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) filed yesterday a petition for the salary adjustment to bring the daily minimum wage in Central Luzon to P820. We are now demanding that the wage board do its duty to set a minimum wage that can really meet the basic needs of workers and their families in Region 3, TUCP president Raymond Mendoza said.
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    20 April 2022
    Cental Luzon workers seek P400 wage hike
    MANILA, Philippines -Minimum wage earners in Central Luzon are seeking a daily pay increase of P400. The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) filed yesterday a petition for the salary adjustment to bring the daily minimum wage in Central Luzon to P820. We are now demanding that the wage board do its duty to set a minimum wage that can really meet the basic needs of workers and their families in Region 3, TUCP president Raymond Mendoza said.
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    30 March 2022
    Php 413 na wage hike petition sa Region 10, pormal nang inihain ng isang labor group!
    Pormal nang naghain ngayong araw ang Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) ng wage hike petition para sa mga manggagawa sa Northern Mindanao. Sa petisyong inihain sa tanggapan ng wage board sa Cagayan de Oro City, humirit ang grupo ng Php 413 na dagdag sa kasalukuyang Php 365 daily minimum wage sa Region 10. Sakop nito ang mga minimum wage earner sa mga probinsya ng Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Bukidnon, Lanao del Norte at Camiguin kasama ang Cagayan De Oro, Iligan, Malaybalay, Valencia, Gingoog, El Salvador, Ozamiz, Oroquieta at Tangub. Ayon kay TUCP Party-list Rep. Raymond Mendoza, kailangan ng kada indibidwal ng Php 61 para makakain ng masustansyang pagkain.
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    29 March 2022
    Northern Mindanao workers seek pay hike
    MANILA, Philippines-Despite the rollback in oil prices, workers in Northern Mindanao are seeking an increase in their daily take-home pay. The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) will file today a formal petition seeking an increase in the current P395 minimum wage in Mindanao. The TUCP will file the petition at the office of the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Cagayan de Oro City. The group has yet to disclose the amount of salary increase it is seeking for the local workers.
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    28 March 2022
    Warning vs undernourished Northern Mindanao workers, TUCP to file Php 413 wage hike
    THE Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is set to file for a P413 pay hike in Northern Mindanao on Tuesday. The countrys largest labor group said the amount aims to give minimum wage earners enough income to buy their food requirements amid its rising prices and address effects of inflation this year. It cited the rising cost of living as well as the low union density due to a supposed anti-union environment and collective bargaining agreement in the region as the basis for its wage petition. It noted the P331 to P365 daily minimum wage rate in Region 10 is insufficient to keep workers above the poverty threshold and provide them with nutritious meals. TUCP President Raymond C. Mendoza said the existing minimum wage rate in R
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